(Ba"by farm`ing). The business of keeping a baby farm.
(Ba"by*hood) n. The state or period of infancy.
(Ba"by*house`) n. A place for children's dolls and dolls' furniture. Swift.
(Ba"by*ish), a. Like a baby; childish; puerile; simple. Ba"by*ish*ly, adv. Ba"by*ish*ness,
1. The state of being a baby.
2. A babyish manner of acting or speaking.
(Ba"by jump`er) A hoop suspended by an elastic strap, in which a young child may be
held secure while amusing itself by jumping on the floor.
(Bab`y*lo"ni*an) a. Of or pertaining to the real or to the mystical Babylon, or to the ancient
kingdom of Babylonia; Chaldean.
1. An inhabitant of Babylonia (which included Chaldea); a Chaldean.
2. An astrologer; so called because the Chaldeans were remarkable for the study of astrology.
(Bab`y*lon"ic Bab`y*lon"ic*al) a.
1. Pertaining to Babylon, or made there; as, Babylonic garments, carpets, or hangings.
2. Tumultuous; disorderly. [Obs.] Sir J. Harrington.
1. Of or pertaining to, or made in, Babylon or Babylonia. "A Babylonish garment." Josh. vii. 21.
2. Pertaining to the Babylon of Revelation xiv. 8.
3. Pertaining to Rome and papal power. [Obs.]
The . . . injurious nickname of Babylonish. Gage.
4. Confused; Babel-like.
(||Bab`y*rous"sa, ||Bab`y*rus"sa) n. (Zoöl.) See Babiroussa.
(Ba"by*ship) n. The quality of being a baby; the personality of an infant.
(Bac) n. [F. See Back a vat.]
1. A broad, flat-bottomed ferryboat, usually worked by a rope.
2. A vat or cistern. See 1st Back.
(Bac"ca*lau"re*ate) n. [NL. baccalaureatus, fr. LL. baccalaureus a bachelor of arts, fr.
baccalarius, but as if fr. L. bacca lauri bayberry, from the practice of the bachelor's wearing a garland
of bayberries. See Bachelor.]